If you've seen RIDE THE HIGH COUNTRY, you'll recognize the source of Cohen and Shryack's flabby screenplay. Kennedy is back in the little town of Progress, and Mitchum, the local marshal, doesn't like it one bit. He has run up against Kennedy before, and, knowing the guy is bad news,
Mitchum he warns mayor Balsam. Up for re-election, Balsam doesn't want to rile the populace, so he retires Mitchum and replaces him with Peabody, a bumbling deputy. Nevertheless, Mitchum begins his own investigation of Kennedy's intentions. Kennedy is running with a new gang, but when that
cut-throat cadre want to kill Mitchum (they are planning a huge robbery and fear that Mitchum wil...